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Explore our thesis and course-based graduate programs and certificate.

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Thesis graduate programs

We offer students the opportunity to undertake thesis-based graduate studies leading to MA, MSc and PhD degrees. We also offer international students the opportunity to come to our department as Visiting Students.


MGIS Program

The Master of Geographic Information Systems (MGIS) is an advanced course-based program with an independent research component renowned for its successful development of GIS professionals and academics.

Mapping Alberta project

Certificate in Geospatial Information Technology

Get a career edge – learn how to integrate geospatial technologies in your work and your future career.

News and Announcements

UCalgary graduate students transform complex research into compelling stories

The national Storytellers Challenge named two UCalgary graduate students as top 20 finalists with one securing a spot among the distinguished final five winners

Power in numbers, equality in education

More than a century into their mission, the changemakers behind the Calgary chapter of the Canadian Federation of University Women are still making history

Transdisciplinary exhibit highlights water expertise across fields

BRACKISH brings together students, faculty and UCalgary community members March 6-14

In Memoriam: Mario Giovinetto, Faculty of Arts

Former head of Department of Geography and Antarctic researcher; campus flag lowered Feb. 6, 2024

Appointments - Office of the Dean

The Faculty of Arts announces interim Associate Dean, Research roles

Parts of Alberta and Africa face longer, more severe droughts

Arts prof Tricia Stadnyk uses new climate models to predict dry areas that are getting drier

In the Media

In the News Kate Hanly, Geography, in

Following the signs

In the News Byron Miller, Geography, in The Calgary Herald

Look ahead: Shaping Calgary's growth into 2024

In the News Tricia Stadnyk, Geography, in CTV News

Alberta is already preparing for a possible drought this spring

Featured events

Francine Cunningham - Calgary Distinguished Writers Program Wrap-Up Event, University of Calgary

Calgary Distinguished Writers Program Wrap-Up Event

Join Francine Cunningham as she reads work created during her residency, along with community members she had the privilege to work with on their writing and participants in the Indigenous Writer’s Circle.

May 29, 2024
6:30–8:30 p.m. 
Gallery Hall, TFDL


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